Post-Holiday Parties

A growing trend we are noticing is that more companies are choosing to hold their holiday parties in the New Year instead of during the traditional November – December season. We have listed 3 great reasons below that may persuade you to host your own Post-Holiday party for next year! 1.)    Better Availability   Have you ever been a little late in planning your Christmas party and all of the popular Friday and Saturday dates are booked up? You have called your favourite venue and favourite local supplier (Houle Games, of course!) only to find out that they are unfortunately fully
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Christmas is just around the corner!

Can you hear it? The sleigh bells jingling, Santa’s jolly “Ho Ho Ho”, and classic holiday tunes playing in the distance? It may seem like Christmas is too far away to fully immerse yourself in the holiday spirit, but now is the best time to start planning your 2014 Holiday Party. The first step is to discover all of the fun entertainment options for your Vancouver Christmas Party! Whether you are planning a formal and fancy evening or a more relaxed and casual event, we have game options for both styles. For a special night for your guests, why not
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NEW for 2014!

Introducing our new games for 2014, The Eliminator and Game Show Mania! First up is The Eliminator, an inflatable game that is perfect for school events, dry grads and summer staff parties. This eye catching, circular inflatable game allows up to 6 people to play at a time. Each player will stand on top of their pedestal inside the inflated arena. Our operator will start the game by turning on the speed of the padded mechanical pole, which will begin circling around the arena like a clock. The object of the game is to jump over the pole and land
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Winter Olympic Themed Event

It doesn’t seem like that long ago when we were hosting the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. But here we are 4 years later and the XXII Olympic Winter Games start next week in Sochi, Russia. If you are like most of us, you won’t actually be going to Sochi…or competing in the games. But that’s okay, we can still have lots of fun right here in Vancouver! Better yet, why not have your own Winter Olympic themed party or corporate event? Here are some exciting and entertaining Winter Olympic themed games we offer: Xtreme Board Combo (Snowboarding option) Iceless Curling
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5 Reasons to Book a Photo Booth for your Wedding

So much thought, detail, and planning goes into creating a couple’s special day. However, one detail that can sometimes be left out at a wedding is the entertainment factor. Today I am going to share with you 5 reasons why a Photo Booth is the perfect entertainment choice for a wedding! Super fun! While the wedding party is off taking pictures, why not leave the guests with something entertaining and fun to occupy themselves with. Our photo booth has so many great options as you get to pick from colour, black & white, fun borders, or hat and hairstyle photos.
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New Games for Spring & Summer 2013

You may have seen some brand new games on our website and wondered what they are all about. Or maybe you haven’t heard about these new games and are looking for some fun game ideas for an upcoming event you are planning. Over the last few weeks we have had these games at corporate picnics, dry grads, and school carnivals and at each event everyone has had such a great time playing them. Since these new games are so fun and exciting, we thought we would tell you a bit more about each one! Adrenaline Bootcamp Obstacle Course Experience the
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Under the Sea event in Victoria

  Just look at the world around you Right here on the ocean floor Such wonderful things surround you What more is you lookin’ for? Under the sea! Sebastian the crab really said it best, nothing beats being under the sea! But since we don’t have the best beach weather here in March, an “under the sea” themed event was much better suited.  Kevin Spragg from Meetings Matter created a fabulous ocean themed event held at the Crystal Gardens in the Victoria Conference Centre. The venue looked amazing for the CDDW Gala; glowing décor, sea creature props, and lots of food
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We Have Moved!

Happy New Year! We hope that you enjoyed the holiday season and spent some time off relaxing with friends and loved ones. 2013 has started off with an exciting change for Houle Games as we are now in a new location! We have moved from Port Moody to Port Coquitlam into a newer and larger space that can accommodate our growing business. While it’s sad to be leaving Port Moody, we are looking forward to getting settled into our new space and seeing what the New Year brings us. Please note that with the move not only do we have
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Tropical Event in Harrison Hot Springs

Tropical shirts, beautiful weather, and colourful leis. You may think we are talking about Hawaii but we are actually talking about Harrison Hot Springs, BC! Last week we ventured up to the Harrison Hot Springs Resort for a tropical themed conference. We provided entertainment for the casino gala and some other interactive games such as our Laser Shooting Simulator and Virtual Fishing Simulator. While some guests tried their luck winning the jack pot at our Slot Machines, others tried to luck out and reel in a 40 pound salmon! Not only are Casino parties and interactive games a fun activity,
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Making it Easier to Plan Your Next Event

Have you been assigned the task of figuring out fun activities and entertainment for your company’s Christmas party? Your son’s high school dry grad? Your friend’s western-themed birthday? Whether this is your first time planning an event or you’re a seasoned professional, we have added a section to our website that will hopefully make your event planning a bit easier! On the home page of our website we have added an “Events” tab and if you rest your curser on it, a list will pop up with all different types of events: Holiday & Christmas Parties, Dry Grad Events, Corporate
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